Aug 16, 2019

Integrity, generosity, grit and joy were the guiding themes of Dean Melanie Leslie’s welcome to the Class of 2022 for their first day of orientation.

Dean of Admissions David Martinidez kicked off the day in the newly renovated Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, highlighting the accomplishments and diversity of the 313 students in the incoming Fall and May-entering J.D. class.


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Jul 2, 2018

Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes '89 appeared on MSNBC Live with Alex Witt to discuss children as young as three years old appearing in court without a parent or representation:

“Historically, immigration has been a civil remedy, so you’re not entitled to an attorney as you would be in a criminal proceeding. They will give you a list of legal counsel you can reach out to if you want to, but imagine giving a three- or a five-year-old a list of lawyers.”

Jan 5, 2018

In January, 130 Cardozo students participate in one of the most intense and longest running trial boot camp programs in the country. The Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (ITAP) is a key component of Cardozo’s hands-on training, turning the courtroom into a learning laboratory where students can put their practical skills to work and gain invaluable input from top trial attorneys and professionals in the field.

Jun 22, 2017

Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic

Students from Cardozo Law's Immigration Justice Clinic get real world, hands on experience. The students, and professor Lindsay Nash, recently worked with refugees in a U.S. immigration detention center in Dilley, TX.

Mar 27, 2017

Cardozo Law 25th Annual Public Service Auction

Cardozo’s Public Service Auction on April 5 was a huge success with students, alumni, faculty and friends enthusiastically supporting the work of our students. In this video, students talk about how the public service summer stipend helped them serve in internships that provide crucial legal assistance to under-served communities. 

Mar 20, 2017

President Trump's 100 Days: Federal Agencies

Professor Michael Herz is one of the faculty members teaching in a 10-week class designed to address the particulars of the Trump Administration’s policies and actions.

Professor Herz analyzes presidential power, and the role of the other branches of government.

“The focus of my class is on what an agency is, what authority it has and what authority the president has over the agency, and how a president may find it difficult to translate his vision into agency action which will withstand judicial review and be legally effective.” - Professor Michael Herz

Mar 17, 2017

President Trump's First 100 Days: Civil Rights Litigation

Professor Reinert offers his perspective on Cardozo Law’s 10-session pop-up class, designed specifically to address the Trump administration’s policies and actions.

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